A look at how progress in the steel manufacturing process helped the United States growth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contactÂ A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: steel, Armco, progress
byOffice for Emergency Management. War Manpower Commission. Bureau of Training. National Youth Administration
NYA boys learn to use machine tools at various residence centers in Illinois. The boys operate lathes and milling machines, learn to weld, make incubators in a sheet metal shop, pour steel into molds, do blacksmithing work, and attend classes in auto mechanics, mechanical drawing, and radio repairing. Includes views of the meals served and of recreational facilities at the centers (libraries, sports contests, and billiard tables).National Archives Identifier: 37250Local Identifier:... Topics: Machine-tools, Motion pictures, Steel, Work, Living New Deal
byCinecraft, Inc,; American Iron and Steel Institute,; Modern Talking Picture Service, inc,; Inland Steel Company
Describes the steel industry's progress, programs, and research in air and water pollution control. Shows the various types of pollution control procedures and equipment used throughout the steel manufacturing process, including dust catchers, air cleaning systems, furnace air control systems, separators, cooling towers, and waste lagoons. Explains how airborne pollutants are precipitated away before air is returned to the atmosphere through the basic oxygen process, and how oil, sludge, and... Topics: avgeeks, pollution, steel industry
byDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures
Shows the Colorado River, electric power transmission lines, and a steel plant in operation. A train brings materials, fuel, and workmen to Boulder City to build Boulder Dam. Close-ups are shown of buckets on cable cars dumping cement into the coffer dam. Includes views of the power lines and towers at the dam site, the switches to control the power, and the completed dam; and the farms, homes, and orchards made possible by power and water from the dam.National Archives Identifier: 11674Local... Topics: Boulder City (Nev.), Building, Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico), Dams, Irrigation, Military bases,...
A documentary study of workers displaced by automatic machinery in a typical American steel town in the 1920's and 1930's. Follows the development of the town and depicts the life of its people as being bound up in the fortunes of the mill. Points out that with the introduction of labor-saving devices the men were no longer needed in the mill, and shows how war made such a demand on manpower that there was a scarcity of men adequately trained for the jobs. Suggests the need for the constant... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: nyu, steel town, vocational training